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Florida Beer People: John LoScalzo of LOKO Cuisine

Photos courtesy of LOKO Cuisine I first met John LoScalzo during his inaugural Eggs & Kegs brunch at Cigar City Brewing during the 2013 Tampa Bay Beer Week. The delicious beer-infused feasts soon became a monthly event, drawing sold-out crowds … Continue reading

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Celebrate the February Florida brewery boom (UPDATED)

Florida breweries seem to experience a birth boom in February. It likely is only coincidence, but a plethora of grand openings and anniversary celebrations fills the craft beer geek’s calendar during the rest of the month. Granted, some of the … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay area brewers discuss beer and politics

Four Tampa Bay area brewery superstars shared the stage at Cigar City Cider and Mead in Ybor City on Tuesday night. From Cigar City Brewing was Vice President Justin Clark and founder/CEO Joey Redner; representing Tampa Bay Brewing Company was … Continue reading

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Florida brewery growth shows no sign of abating

When I last fully updated the Florida Brewery Map and List page on this site in September 2014, I counted 103 operating breweries in the state, with another 31 on the way. Just four months later? There are 124 Florida … Continue reading

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